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Image for The New Gallery of British Art Containing One Hundred and Twenty-one Engravings on Steel, From the Works of Distinguished British Painters (Two Volumes)

The New Gallery of British Art Containing One Hundred and Twenty-one Engravings on Steel, From the Works of Distinguished British Painters (Two Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029028


No date of publication, though circa 1885. 121 Steel Engravings. Two volumes bound in full blind and gilt stamped leather with raised spine bands. All edges gilded. Marbled end leaves. Covers show general rubbing and scuffs. Gilt lettering is generally good, though in a few places a little faded/rubbed. Volume I shows moisture stains along lower edges of first 15 leaves, and Volume II along upper edges of most leaves. Stains are only in margins and do not affect ... View more info

Image for Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Christs College:

Seller ID: 036021


pp: 198; 47; [2] 186-255. All three publications bound into half red leather and marbled boards. Raised spine bands with six compartments. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Marbled end leaves. Covers show a little wear at corners, and other light rubbing. Book plate on front paste down. Light moisture stains across upper edge of some leaves, and light foxing on a few leaves. Otherwise solid and clean. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Prince Talleyrand, Edited from The Papers of the Late M. Colmache, Private Secretary to the Prince, By Madame Colmache (Two Volumes)

Reminiscences of Prince Talleyrand, Edited from The Papers of the Late M. Colmache, Private Secretary to the Prince, By Madame Colmache (Two Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1848

Seller ID: 036233


Complete in two volumes. Later 19th century/early 20th century bindings, with half leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six compartments on each volume. Leather spine labels. Gilt lettering and emblem on spines. Light rubbing and scuffs seen on covers. Book plate on front paste downs. Frontispiece in Volume I shows some foxing and a small tear at lower bound corner. First few leaves in Volume II show moisture ... View more info

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On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules

By: Addison, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Gryphon Editions The Classics of Medicine Library:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 036007


First published in 1855, this facsimile reprint is copyrighted 1980. 43 pages, plus 11 plates. Previous owners "The Classics of Medicine Library" bookplate on front free end leaf. Otherwise Fine. View more info

Image for John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

By: Anderson, Robert M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, JoLo Productions:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Subject

Seller ID: 036162


Copyright is 2007. 243 pages. Number 161 of a limited deluxe edition of 300 copies quarter bound in leather and slipcased, and signed by both the author and the subject. Quarter bound brown leather over spine, with green cloth over boards and on slipcase. Lovely gilt ibex head on top cover and face of slipcase. All edges of text block are gilded. Fine copy housed in original slipcase also in Fine condition. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Pr... View more info

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The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first... View more info

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Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

By: Bedier, Joseph

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition D'Art: 1914

Seller ID: 036181


190 pages. One of 525 copies printed on Japanese paper. Exquisitely bound by G. Levitzky, retaining original paper wrap covers. Beautiful color illustrations by Robert Engels. Half brown leather over spines and corners, with marbled paper over boards and as end leaves. Raised spine bands with five compartments each lettered or decorated in an attention grabbing manner. Top edge of text is gilded. Volume remains tight and very clean, though shows a few very slight ... View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II. Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

By: Boecleri, Jo. Henrici (Johann Heinrich Boekcler / Boeckler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Argentorati, Josiae Staedelii & Joh. Friderici Spoo: 1685

Seller ID: 034875


Pp: [8], 326, [20 un-numbered plates], 377, 98, [68]. 11 single page plates, with four double page plates of which two additionally fold out, and one single page plate that fold out. Contemporary vellum with raised spine bands and tooled decoration. Old inked title on spine, with older small paper label. General light wear and a few leaves with light wear on edges. Otherwise volume remains tight, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges may app... View more info

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The Horse of the Desert

By: Brown, William Robinson (With an Introduction By Major General James G. Harbord and Henry Fairfield Osborn)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, The Derrydale Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036228


Limited first edition of 750 copies. 218 pages. Deep blue cloth with gilt lettering and horse head vignettes on cover. Top edge of text is gilded. Very light wear at crown, and a little light rubbing along edges of cloth covers. Book plate of Franklin Jones Willock. Smudges are seen in the blank space of the last page of the index and the adjacent blank fly leaf. There appears as a production fault during printing. Volume is otherwise a tight, clean, and very brig... View more info

The Children of the New Forest

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 032119


No date, though circa 1909. 256 pages. Full leather prize binding, presented from Christ's Hospital, London. Raised spine bands, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Red leather spine label. Emblem of Christ's Hospital on top board. All edges are marbled, as are the end leaves. Slight scuff at heel of spine. View more info

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Dickens' Complete Works

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Aldine Book Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 035912


Complete in fifteen volumes. Half Leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six gilt decorated compartments, two with spine labels. All edges of text are marbled, as are the end leaves. All fifteen volumes remains solid with good hinges. The edges are scuffed and worn, and there is a little light surface ware. Paper is a bit yellowed with age. Two leaves, with pages 126-129 are detached from the volume with "Tale of... View more info

Image for Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

By: Franck, Sebastian

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Egenholff: 1539

Seller ID: 034708


32 nonpaginated pages, followed by 402 leaves numbered in the upper right recto corner (804 pages). Title page with 2/3 of page illustrated. There are 71 small circular portrait illustrations, most appearing as emperors and within the first 100 leafs. Leaves I, VIII, and XIIII all show small illustrations (quarter to sixteenth page). Leaves measure approx. 29 x 19 cm (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches). Bound in full vellum with raised spine bands and extensive tooling showin... View more info

Image for A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

By: Gould, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034423


Number 307 of a limited edition of 387 copies. Green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with matching green textured cloth over boards. Gilt ruled edges on leather, and gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Raised spine bands. Top edge is gilded. Housed in green slipcase. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. Slipcase shows stains along one side parallel to the opening and residue from a sticker on the back side. Due to size and weight, additional charges... View more info

Image for The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

By: Gould, John

Price: $18,000.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035821


Printed for the author by Taylor and Francis of London. Originally printed and issued in 25 parts between 1862 and 1873 for the full five volume set and with the title pages, etc. being published in December of 1873. 76 stunning hand-colored plates each being 21.5 x 14.25 inches (approx. 546.1 x 361.95 mm) in size. Full dark green, pebbled Moroccan leather covers with brilliant gilt decoration, lettering, and interior dentelles. Raised spine bands. All edges of tex... View more info

Image for The Republican Court; or, American Society in the Days of Washington

The Republican Court; or, American Society in the Days of Washington

By: Griswold, Rufus Wilmot

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1859

Seller ID: 036008


481 pages. Full leather covers with five raised spine bands. Gilt lettering and black tooled decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Covers are a little rubbed and scuffed, mostly along edges and corners. Light foxing on first and last few leaves. Non-author presentation inscription on fly leaf. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes)

Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 036227


Number 21 of an edition of 110 extra-illustrated sets created by the publisher. Complete in five volumes published form 1855 to 1859. Each volume is fully bound in tan Moroccan leather with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, and along the edges both inside and out. Raised spine bands create six compartments. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Proceeding the table of contents, there is a page listing the added illustrations in each volume, with a... View more info

Image for The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius; with Illustrations Concerning the Navigator, and The Discovery of the New World

The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius; with Illustrations Concerning the Navigator, and The Discovery of the New World

By: Lester, C. Edwards and Andrew Foster

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Haven, Horace Mansfield: 1852

Seller ID: 035507


First published in 1846 by Baker and Scribner in New York, this copy is the first printing of the Mansfield imprint (copyrighted 1851). 431 pages indexed, plus engraved frontispiece and 13 plates of which the first is hand-colored and one is folding. Rebound with dark brown leather over spine and corners, and retaining original blind stamped brown cloth covers over boards. Raised spine bands, with gilt lettering and images of sailing ship in four compartments. Some f... View more info

Image for The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

By: Lord Brabourne and Charles Chubb

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034426


504 pages, plus original stiff paper wrap covers bound at rear [and] 11 pages, plus 38 colored plates after H. Gronvold, and stiff paper wrap covers of the first 19 plates bound at rear. Both volumes are beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over spines and corners, and with dark red cloth over boards. Raised spine bands and gilt lettering on spines. Zimmer (1926, pp 85-86) states "As projected this work was to have comprised 16 volumes with 400 plates, but t... View more info

Image for Magna Britannia Being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Brittain.  Volume the Second Containing Cambridgeshire, and the County Palatine of Chester (Part II ONLY; Highly Extra Illustrated)

Magna Britannia Being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Brittain. Volume the Second Containing Cambridgeshire, and the County Palatine of Chester (Part II ONLY; Highly Extra Illustrated)

By: Lysons, Daniel and Samuel Lysons

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1810

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036330


Pp 123-294, plus eight pages of "Additions and Corrections," eleven pages "Index of Names and Titles," and ten pages "General Index." The three plates called for in this part are present, plus an addition of 132 more plates including three leaves of text, and the hand colored map of Cambridgeshire "engraved for Moul's English Counties by W. Schmollinger." Nine other plates are colored, including six from Rudolph Ackermanns' 1815 "His... View more info

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The Mythology of an Abandoned City

By: Muth, Jon J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Anaheim, CA, Graphitti Designs, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035490


Number 182 of a limited edition of 500 copies bound in black cloth, with signed mounted photograph, CD soundtrack; and all house in a lovely black cloth cover solander case with glossy red interior. There is a vertical crease about one half inch in from the outside edge of the photograph mounting paper. This does not affect the photograph, though does go through the edge of the blind stamp. Otherwise, all parts are Fine and in As New condition. View more info